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Books-A-Million Announces Rick Riordan’s Newest Book Is Leading The Pack In A Strong Kids’ And Teen Lineup This Fall

Stock quotes in this article: BAMM

Books-A-Million, Inc. (Nasdaq/NM: BAMM), one of the nation’s leading book retailers, announced Rick Riordan’s newest book, Heroes of Olympus: The House of Hades saw a 36% increase in first day sales over the release of the third book in the series last year. Riordan’s book leads the Fall and Holiday lineup in Books-A-Million’s Kids’ and Teen book category. The lineup features new releases from best-selling authors Jeff Kinney, Veronica Roth, James Patterson and many others.

“We are beginning to see our customers’ response to this season’s line-up, and it’s exciting,” said Sandra Wilson, Kids’ and Teen Senior Book Buyer at Books-A-Million. “It’s the best selection of titles and best-selling author series that have hit our shelves in a long time, and it’s a perfect variety to kick off this gift giving season.”

Books-A-Million stores across the country have seen an increase in pre-orders and customer requests for new release titles like never before. The top Kids’ and Teen titles to launch this Fall include:

The House of Hades (The Heroes of Olympus, Book 4) by Rick Riordan (available now) The Eye of Minds by James Dashner (available now) Allegiant (Divergent Series Book 3) by Veronica Roth (available October 22) Teardrop by Lauren Kate (available October 22) Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims by Rush Limbaugh (available October 29) Hard Luck: Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 8 by Jeff Kinney (available November 5) Warriors: Dawn of the Clans #2: Thunder Rising by Erin Hunter (available November 5) Pretty Little Liars 14 Deadly by Sara Shepard (available December 1) I Even Funnier: A Middle School by James Patterson (available December 5)

Customers can pre-order these titles in all Books-A-Million stores or online at www.booksamillion.com, where Millionaire Club members will enjoy Free Express Shipping.

About Books-A-Million, Inc.

Books-A-Million, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading book retailers and sells on the Internet at www.booksamillion.com. The Company presently operates 253 stores in 33 states and the District of Columbia. The Company operates large superstores under the names Books-A-Million (BAM!), Books & Co. and 2nd & Charles and traditional bookstores operating under the names Bookland and Books-A-Million. The common stock of Books-A-Million, Inc. is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol BAMM. For more information, visit the Company’s corporate website at www.booksamillioninc.com.

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Copyright Business Wire 2010

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